A Hypothetical Evening with Van Halen, Van Hagar & Joe Satriani

I suppose it all depends on the perspective you take. If you take it for what it’s purported to be – a celebration of Eddie and Van Halen’s legacy – it could be fun. On the other hand, if you take it for what it may well be – an obvious cash-grab, and complete bastardization of a once-great band, by a group of players who together have no business calling themselves “Van Halen,” or “Van Hagar” – you might have different feelings on the matter entirely.

An Interview with Mickey Finn of Jetboy

Finn, who migrated from New Jersey to California when he was fifteen, ultimately ended up settling into San Francisco’s burgeoning punk rock scene before parlaying years of miring in relative obscurity into a successful audition for local hard rock act Jetboy.

Embrace the Wind with Both Arms: A Deeper Look at the Legacy of The Cult

In my opinion, The Cult, as a band, was practically flawless over their first three albums despite the slight stylistic changes. They have had good records after that, but for me, those are the classics.

An Interview with Jimmy D’Anda, Formerly of BulletBoys

Although D’Anda recently stepped away from his notoriously volatile flagship band for good, his presence will be forever remembered as the heartbeat of the multi-faceted hard rock act. A revered rock ‘n’ roll showman, D’Anda established himself as the consummate entertainer over the years with his high-octane energy, natural charisma, and sheer joy of performing.

An Interview with Pete Holmes of Black ‘N Blue & Ratt

“The band is sounding better than ever, so we can, and will do whatever we want. The best is yet to come.”

An Interview with Pat Fontaine of XYZ

“In our little world that success was a major accomplishment, as we went from borderline starvation to actually being able to eat at decent fast food joints. Success in our camp was measured in calories.”

An Interview with Rob DeLuca of Spread Eagle

From humble east coast origins to the biggest stages in the world, that, in a nutshell, is a brief summarization of the career of veteran bassist, Rob DeLuca. But if we simply boiled it down to those few short turns of phrase, we wouldn’t be giving DeLuca his due.

An Interview with Mike Reno of Loverboy

Known for his soaring vocals and a headband that stretched across his forehead at all times, Mike Reno quickly became one of the most recognizable frontmen in rock during the 1980s.

An Interview with Patrick Young of Black ‘N Blue & The Loyal Order

From humble beginnings to near superstardom, Black ‘N Blue, as a band, has settled in as elder statesmen of Hard Rock, and Heavy Metal, and the band’s longtime bassist, Patrick Young, is an integral part of that equation.

An Interview with Tony Harnell of TNT

Widely heralded for his soaring vocals and innate sense of melody, Tony Harnell’s predetermined path toward Rock ‘N’ stardom was forged at an early age.

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